FileWebResponse.Close Method ()


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Closes the response stream.

Namespace:   System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public override void Close()

The Close method cleans up the resources used by a FileWebResponse and closes the response stream by calling the Stream.Close method.


The response stream must be closed to avoid running out of system resources. You can closes the response stream by calling either Stream.Close or Close

The following example uses the Close method to close the response stream.

public static void GetPage(String url) 
         Uri fileUrl = new Uri("file://"+url);
         // Create a FileWebrequest with the specified Uri. 
         FileWebRequest myFileWebRequest = (FileWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(fileUrl); 
         // Send the 'fileWebRequest' and wait for response.
         FileWebResponse myFileWebResponse = (FileWebResponse)myFileWebRequest.GetResponse(); 
         // Process the response here.
         Console.WriteLine("\nResponse Received.Trying to Close the response stream..");
         // Release resources of response object.
      Console.WriteLine("\nResponse Stream successfully closed.");            
     catch(WebException e) 
        Console.WriteLine("\r\nWebException thrown.The Reason for failure is : {0}",e.Status); 
     catch(Exception e)
        Console.WriteLine("\nThe following Exception was raised : {0}",e.Message);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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